Through a combination of genetic and psychological testing, researchers have identified factors that mitigate against PTSD. In combat, soldiers who avoided threats were more likely to develop PTSD as a result of traumatic experiences, the study found.
Changes in microglia underlie depressive symptoms brought on by exposure to chronic stress, a new study reports.
People who experience "brain fog" and other neurological problems following COVID-19 infection may be suffering from PTSD, researchers report.
A new study might help to explain why people continue to take drug, even though they are aware of the negative consequences and why they find their behavior so hard to change.
A test that uses images of cats and dogs may prove to be a quick and effective method of predicting which patients in early stages of Parkinson's disease will develop dementia.
Anthracycline based chemotherapies could have greater negative effects on cognition than nonanthracycline treatments for breast cancer survivors, a new study reports.
MDMA shows promise for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Combining the use of Ecstasy with psychotherapy treatments resulted in a reduction of PTSD symptoms after just one session. 54% of the study participants no longer met the PTSD criteria after two sessions. Patients also reported improvements in depression symptoms.
A new study in Neuroscience of Consciousness adds weight to previous findings about the potential benefits psychedelics could have for treating mental health disorders.
Those who received explicit instructions about the relationship between sound and spelling experienced dramatic improvements in their reading ability.